The parents of a 7-week-old infant have been charged with contributing to the neglect of a child for allegedly not providing proper medical care.
Renee Sanders has assumed the role of interim executive director for the United Way of Lowndes County.
Authorities in Columbus and Illinois are asking the public's help in identifying the victim in a 42-year-old murder case.
Mississippi University for Women Creative Writing graduate student Bailey Robertson talks with novelist Steve Yarbrough during the 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium in Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus Thursday evening. Yarbrough was the keynote author for the symposium and he read passages from his seventh novel, "The Unmade World." Yarbrough is one of several authors visiting MUW for the Welty Symposium this weekend, and the public is invited to meet with authors through Saturday. For more information on the event, go to www.muw.edu/welty.
It may be early fall, but those in the business of providing heating to homes are already thinking winter.
A Columbus municipal judge denied bond to two capital murder suspects at their initial court appearance Wednesday.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemical now has a new owner and name for its global chemical companies.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department have arrested two people in connection to a weekend homicide in south Columbus.
Alexis Smith walked with a purpose Tuesday through Hogarth Student Union at the Mississippi University for Women. With copies of her resume in-hand, the senior communication major visited all 21 employer booths at the university's annual career fair, hoping to cast a wide net for job opportunities after her scheduled May graduation.
Columbus councilmen handed down suspensions to three Public Works Department employees Tuesday evening.
When Jennifer Spaulding began her consulting career more than 25 years ago, she had a pretty good idea of what she needed to get ahead in the world of business.
Lowndes County supervisors voted unanimously to proceed with the purchase of 89 acres in the western part of the county to build a sports complex after receiving clearance from the Federal Aviation Authority.
Columbus Light and Water has partnered with a broadband consulting firm to explore whether Columbus business owners are open to the idea of receiving phone and internet service from their local public utility company.
Lowndes County School District expects to save nearly $8 million in energy savings within the next 20 years.
Columbus police are investigating a homicide after a body was found Saturday in a south Columbus apartment.
The suspect in a shooting in a convenience store parking lot off Highway 373 earlier this month has turned himself in to Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
Gary Lancaster leaned over the computer set out in Friendship Cemetery among clusters of land surveying equipment Friday afternoon. On the screen in front of him was a rough underground map of the grave sites of about 1,000 soldiers who died in Columbus after the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 -- soldiers whose lives and deaths he's been researching for years.
Brenda H. Lathan, Senior Vice President of the Golden Triangle Development Link, has been appointed to the MEDC Board of Directors as a Member At-Large.
JoAnn Ferguson has seen at least 14 commanders at Columbus Air Force Base since joining the Base Community Council's Military Affairs Committee.
Craig Shannon, deputy superintendent for Columbus Municipal School District, is reportedly facing termination.
1. CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Fit for a king: SHS homecoming king faces challenges with a kind heart, positive attitude STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Renee Sanders named interim executive director for United Way COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Capital murder suspects denied bond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY